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Climate-focused campaigns, projects and actions led from the bottom-up by people in 188 countries.

One of the UK’s biggest campaigning communities, with millions of members.

Advancing the clean energy future by reliable information, comprehensive advocacy and problem solving through innovation and collaboration.

Examining the dynamics and drivers of this vulnerable environment, while exploring ways to promote the resilience of people, local organizations and governments.

Web based portal for sharing climate information and best practices. The project was set up by a team of 5 African and 5 European organisations and ran from October 2011 to September 2014.

Helps create a developing world that has the capacity to mitigate and adapt to climate change and its related issues, through management of these challenges on the African continent and beyond.

International non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people.

Furtherance of the Earth and space sciences, and communicating science’s ability to benefit humanity.

Administrator and coordinator of the United States private sector voluntary standardization system

Seeks to alleviate the suffering and damage inflicted on animals in laboratories, factories and in the wild.

An independent digital media project dedicated to covering Arctic issues

Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation and operated by Mercy Corps, committed to knowledge, resource access and advocacy to build urban climate change resilience

Constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the Atlantic Community’s central role in meeting global challenges.

Showcases the many community-based monitoring (CBM) and traditional knowledge (TK) initiatives across the circumpolar region.

Internet organizing that allows thousands of individual efforts to be rapidly combined into a powerful collective force.

Bottom-up climate adaptation strategies towards a sustainable Europe by making experiences and scientific information about adaptation meaningful, transferable and easily accessible to decision-makers at all levels.

Big Cat Rescue is one of the largest accredited sanctuaries in the world dedicated to abused and abandoned big cats.

An innovative nonprofit educational organization that highlights breakthrough solutions for restoring people and the planet.

A vision for a future rich in bumblebees and colorful flowers, supporting a diversity of wildlife and habitats.

The mayors of megacities around the globe whose mission is the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and the mitigation of climate risks.

Promotes the business of capture and geological storage of carbon dioxide as a means of abating atmospheric emissions of carbon dioxide.

Tracks the carbon footprint of organizations, develop and deploy low carbon technologies and solutions.

A reporting platform to enhance transparency, accountability and credibility of climate action, tracks emissions in cities.

Project of Investor Watch developed a tool to measure how much carbon is “Unburnable.”

Helps communities create a vision for the future and establish the necessary actions to improve overall resilience to disasters and other disturbances.

Provides the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information.

Works through science, law, and creative media to secure a future for all species, great or small, hovering on the brink of extinction.

Research and analysis on how policies and actions affect the developing world including aid effectiveness, climate change, education, globalization, health, migration and trade.

Researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of development that is both sustainable and equitable.

Non-profit organization advocating for sustainability leadership by mobilizing a network of investors, companies and public interest groups to accelerate and expand the adoption of sustainable business practices and solutions to build a healthy global economy.

Change.org is the world’s largest petition platform, empowering people everywhere to create the change they want to see.

Data platform created by Clean Air Asia for use by governments, civil society, academic/research institutions, the business sector, and development organizations who are committed to promoting better air quality management in the cities of Asia.

The largest association of urban stakeholders committed to sustainable development in the Asia Pacific region.

A strategic communications group dedicated to highlighting the wide-ranging impacts of climate change and clean energy solutions in the United States.

Research, knowledge management and advisory services to support decision makers and drive the latest and best thinking on climate compatible development.



Promoting government, private sector and individual action to limit climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.

Establishes and builds partnerships between business, government and public bodies to accelerate international sustainable development and advance the ‘green economy’.

An independent scientific analysis produced by three research organizations tracking climate action since 2009.

The Climate and Land Use Alliance seeks to realize the potential of forested and agricultural landscapes to mitigate climate change, benefit people, and protect the environment.

Survery and conducts reasearch on climate change.

Integrating cilmate change information into mainstream corporate reporting

An emerging alliance of leading global, regional and national knowledge brokers specialising in climate and development information.

A strategic communications organization dedicated to changing the conversation on climate and clean energy solutions in the United States.

Research central questions about climate change communication and translate this work into practical resources and workshops.

Improving the most important energy and land use policies and business practices around the world, with a particular focus on finance.

Using tech to build a network of connected people demanding climate change with a collective voice.

Creating opportunities for innovators to shape the world’s next economy.

ClimateWorks collaborates with funders, regional and research partners, and other climate leaders to strengthen philanthropy’s response to climate change.

Building an online platform for climate solution projects to meet CROWDS of like-iinded Investors.

Dedicated to accelerating innovation to eliminate industrial greenhouse gas emissions.

Enacting responsible electronics recycling policies that require domestic recycling of untested, nonworking e-waste.

Participatory community building and research and evaluation that creates effective and sustainable programs in all forms of development issues.

Protecting natural wealth, fostering effective governance and promoting sustainable production.

Helping communities address coastal issues of climate change.

Advocates for a competitive repair market, as well as improvements to the quality and longevity of products.

Works with over 50,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement.

Young activists, artists and musicians from across the globe stepping up as leaders and co-creating the future we know is possible.

Earthjustice uses the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change.

EcoWatch is a dedicated platform for environmental news that helps transform the ability of individuals to learn about environmental issues and take action.

Establishing extended producer responsibility (EPR) as the policy tool to promote sustainable production and consumption of consumer electronics.

Organizations working together to advance a sustainable environment while creating greater economic opportunities for all.

Focused on accelerating blockchain technology across the energy sector.

Funds students working with companies to reduce carbon footprint.

Fostering innovative, just, and practical law and policy solutions to enable leaders across borders and sectors to make environmental, economic, and social progress.

Promotes co-operation amongst European microfinance bodies working in developing countries, by facilitating communication and the exchange of information.

Our Urban Future, a project of the multi-stakeholder policy network Evergreen Cityworks will design solutions for a more sustainable urban future.

International standards for revenue and payments in mining, oil and other extractive projects

Seeks to create a peaceful world rich in resources and beauty for everyone, where we care for each other and our planet by creating products and services that have a positive impact on society and the environment.

FSC is an independent, non-profit organization that protects forests for future generations.

Keeping corporations honest in their dealings with the communities they work in

An international hub to coordinate new, interdisciplinary approaches to research on three themes: Dynamic Planet, Global Sustainable Development and Transformations towards Sustainability.

A global campaign to ignite a generation of young people to bring forth a thriving, just, sustainable world.

Seeks to influence public policy over trade, the environment, and relations between countries in the industrialized north and underdeveloped south.

Offers courses in measuring, accounting and managing greenhouse gas emissions.

A free and interactive tool that helps you to understand the link between our lifestyles, the energy we use, and the consequences for our climate.

A community of people who want to take action on the world’s biggest challenges and get people involved to make life more sustainable.

Technology-based solutions to climate change, energy efficiency, ewaste, and human rights.

A technology platform that uses satellite data to inform the public about overfishing and make global fishing activity more transparent.

Advancing sustainability through us of ecological footprint accounting tools.

Online forest monitoring and alert systems that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests.

Crowdfunding community connects nonprofits, donors, and companies around the world allowing local organizations to access funding, tools, training, and support.

Enhance cooperation, identify and fill information gaps, share information and strengthen awareness, political will, and capacity to promote resource conservation and resource efficiency.

Promotes the use of sustainability reporting as a way for organizations to become more sustainable and contribute to sustainable development.

Provides technology and capacity building for sustainable energy and manages demonstration projects in developing countries

End exploitation of natural resources and corruption in the global political and economic system through hard-hitting investigations, exposure of abuses, and campaigns for change.

Repository of green organizations and information and to connect the sustainability movement in Africa.

Improving environmental performance of freight transport in Europe.

Promotes the potential to drive transformation and accelerate progress — within companies, industries and in the very nature of business.

Independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions.

Creating a Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) to better integrate observing systems and share data by connecting existing infrastructures using common standards.

Providing higher education institutions with a unique interface between education, science, and policy making

Collaborates with local partners to build resilience and catalyze adaptation to social and environmental change.

The intergovernmental body which assesses the state of biodiversity and of the ecosystem services it provides to society.

Works with partners worldwide to promote safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies.

International forum for governments and public authorities that have implemented or are planning to implement emissions trading systems (ETS).

Promote best practices in carbon management and offsetting.

Provides technical consulting, training, and information services to build capacity, share knowledge, and support local government in the implementation of sustainable development.

Establishing a functional international framework for trading in greenhouse gas emission reductions.

Reliable, affordable and clean energy via energy security, economic development, environmental awareness and engagement worldwide.

Promotes human development and environmental sustainability through innovative research, communication and partnerships.

Supports scientific research, manages field projects, and brings governments, NGOs, the UN and companies together to develop policy, laws and best practice.

Developing and encouraging long-term policies that safeguard the Arctic environment.

Places the power and resources for creating practical solutions to big challenges in the hands of the young people.

Crowdfunding business accelerators for climate mitigation

Leader in policy, standards, education and training, to support land trusts, increase the rate of land conservation, defend the land trust community from threats and build healthy, high-performing land trusts.

Founded to advance climate-resilient low emission development among programs and countries working to advance low emissions growth.

Sustainable transportation choices through mutual encouragement and friendly competition.

US mayors working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and supporting efforts for binding federal and global-level policymaking

Working to provide housing financing for lower income households (mostly in the informal sector) in urban India.

Provides cities with an online crowdsourcing platform where citizens and experts work together to create, analyze, and select detailed proposals to address what to do about climate change and urban challenges through the running of contests.

Collates data, particularly from voluntary recording schemes, to make information available to conservation bodies and to publish the results.

Promotes citizen science, research, conservation, education and community engagement to protect coral reefs and marine habitats, preserve places of cultural significance and conserve our maritime history and heritage.

A global, open source platform to support the development of methods for natural and social capital valuation in business to preserve and enhance, rather than deplete the earth’s natural capital.

The nation’s most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.4 million members with the courtroom clout of nearly 500 professionals.

Raising ambition for action against climate change and supporting sustainable development through research, policy design and knowledge sharing.

Bringing thought leaders together, enhancing public engagement, and improving the user experience of complex global issues by building unique, user-centered resources that fuse news, live events, information design, and social participation.

Preventing toxic end-of-life ships from being beached in developing countries.

Science-based solutions for a healthy ocean and the wildlife and communities that depend on it.

Uniting and Activating Powerful Voices for Ocean Conservation.

Oceana is dedicated to protecting and restoring the world’s oceans on a global scale.

An organization focused on the conservation efforts of exotic and endangered species, both in captivity and in the wild.

A world of innovation accelerated by open, collaborative development – to solve world problems – before they are created

A youth-driven, global climate recovery campaign, securing the legal right to a healthy atmosphere and stable climate.

Partnership for Market Readiness — PMR

Brings together the key actors—countries, organizations, and expertsto spark innovative aproaches to GHG mitigation using markets and carbon pricing.

The global leader in developing young leaders and engaging adults and youth in their local and global communities.

A network of NGO organizations, institutions and individuals in over 90 countries working to replace hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives.

Seeks to increase understanding of the plastic pollution problem and to find sustainable solutions.

Promoting the health of pollinators, critical to food and ecosystems, through conservation, education, and research.

Improving people’s access to education, health, food security, housing, drinking water, sanitation, clean energy, and the financing of entrepreneurial projects.

A tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen Scientists.

Programs unite and mobilize the global snowsports community against climate change.

Campaigns for the forests, their inhabitants and the natural systems that sustain life.

Broker relationships between government organizations, businesses, and civil society to impact national policies, evaluate data, methodology guides for decision makers, facilitate policy implementation.

An international non-profit organization that advances markets for clean energy in developing countries.

A nonpartisan research project on economic risks and opportunities of climate change in the U.S.

Engaging the whole urban community in thinking and doing more about nature.

Accelerating the adoption of market-based solutions that cost-effectively shift from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables.

Long-term conservation of coastlines through outreach, planning and community capacity-building with a surfing focus.

Works with governments, industry, international organizations and civil society to develop and promote ideas and actions for international collaboration that achieve the secure, sustainable, and peaceful uses of outer space.

Research, advocacy and grassroots organizing to promote human health and environmental justice in response to the rapid growth of the high-tech industry.

Satellite images, digital mapping and remote sensing technology to investigate, illustrate, monitor environmental issues.

Fosters and develops knowledge and implementation of urban ecology by strengthening contacts between researchers and practitioners.

Leading innovation in the management and development of environmentally, economically and ethically-sound e-waste resource recovery, re-use and prevention.

A Greenpeace cause. Advocacy to reach companies and governments that can act to save bees.

Promotes efficient and effective voluntary standardization in Canada, where standardization is not expressly provided for by law.

Independent research institute engaged in environment and development issues globally.

Works with governments, industry, international organizations and civil society to develop and promote ideas and actions for international collaboration that achieve the secure, sustainable, and peaceful uses of outer space.

The protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network

Develop methodologies, tools and strategies based on sustainability issues.

Mobilizes scientific and technical expertise from academia, civil society, and the private sector in support of sustainable development problem solving at local, national, and global scales.

Collaboration to develop sustainable energy solutions.

Global support for sustainable, low carbon transportation, policy consideration and climate advocacy

Innovation competitions, identifying sustainability solutions, impact and benefits.

Organizing, communicating and educating the world about the powerful climate change-reversing ability of healthy soil, and helping the transformation of farms and grasslands to restore a healthy climate.

Climate finance mechanisms & business models to promote innovation, and supportive policy frameworks.

Brings together the people and tools needed to address some of the world’s most difficult problems, from climate change and environmental degradation, to poverty, disease and the sustainable use of resources.

Results based finance model for carbon markets.

Improving environmental performance and energy efficiency of transportation to benefit public health and mitigate climate change through research and technical and scientific analysis.


Creative, technology-driven ideas to tackle the ocean’s greatest challenges.

Grow the financial resources available to support marine conservation in order to promote healthy ocean ecosystems and benefit the human communities that depend on them.

Advances ocean conservation in partnership with aquariums, zoos, museums, and other visitor-serving organizations around the world.

The nation’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.

A series of 90-second videos that portray this moment of reckoning between human nature and the force of nature at the tipping point of our collective future.

Ensuring that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature.

Promote at EU and global level, a transport policy based on the principles of sustainable development.

Mobilize resources within their respective businesses to help achieve zero net deforestation by 2020.

UN-Habitat is the United Nations programme working towards a better urban future. Its mission is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all.

Analysis of climate change mitigation and adaptation from an urban perspective.

Government professionals networked for best practices for a healthy environment.

A network of organizations active on climate change supporting US-based civil society organizations’ influence on the development and implementation of climate policy and action.

Helping people gain access to clean water sources, and bringing attention to the water crisis. Promotes sanitary drinking water and water conservation

Working to ensure food, water, livelihoods, income security and an improved quality of life for vulnerable and disadvantaged communities.

A platform to amplify the business voice, catalyze bold climate action by all, and promote smart policy frameworks.

Direct action on the ground to preserve habitats, conserve the environment, and alleviate poverty.

Interactive marketplace for innovation in green technology

CEOs creating a sustainable future with constructive solutions and shared action.

Document and communicate best-practices, analyze the barriers and prepare proposals to overcome these, communicate need for Renewable Energy.

Improve the state of the world by serving as a trusted partner of all the stakeholders of global society as they embark upon transformation processes in response to the profound economic, social and political changes sweeping our world.

Promoting an affordable, stable and environmentally sensitive energy system.

A network of national green building councils, championing their leadership and connecting them to a network of knowledge, inspiration and practical support.

Facilitates the dialogue between governments, civil society, and the private sector to build an effective coalition that can achieve the initiative’s goals.

Conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.